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of commerce along with heads of other departments and agencies to produce a report on enhancing the competitiveness of the united states and attracting foreign direct investment and for other purposes. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the the gentlewoman from california, mrs. bono mack, and the gentleman from georgia, mr. barrow, each will control 20 minutes. mrs. bono: -- mrs. bono mack: i ask unanimous consent that all members have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous material on the bill. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mrs. bono mack: i rise today in strong support of h.r. 5910, the global investment in american jobs act of 2012. this legislation directs the department of commerce, in coordination with the heads of other relative federal departments, to produce an interagency report on enhancing the competitiveness of the united states in enhancing foreign direct investments. this is a common sense, bipartisan approach to creating new jobs in america. i'd like to thank my colleagues, mr. told, mr. peters, m
sales for the month of august according to the commerce or labor department, commerce department, of 0.9% overall with most of that coming from higher gas prices. 5.5% for gas stations and auto sales also had a climb. as far as consumer side it inflation, up 0.6%, the first gain in several months and most of that coming from higher gas prices. the market is moving higher, world markets really got a big jump yesterday. the dow is up by 64 points, nasdaq is up 22 and the s&p up by seven. apple finished at a record high yesterday. $6 shy of sitting at $700 per share. the iphone 5 pre order sold out in one hour this morning, the fastest yet for an iphone. >> did you order one? >> i was asleep and i never had a chance. >> a backyard bare is making a big splash in southern california. yesterday's very hot temperatures had in taking a dip in a backyard pool. police kept a careful eye on him as he made his way around. a homeowner said she looked out the back window to find the uninvited guest swimming in her pool. >> roberta, cold so she went outside >> it is warmer outside than in the studio
resales increased 7.8% last month, and the commerce department says new construction was up more than 2% last month from july. the encouraging housing news gave the stocks a lift. the dow jones industrial gained 13 points while the nasdaq gained four points. chick-fil-a apparently is backing away from the controversy over gay rights and marriage. the restaurant chain issue ad statement wednesday saying it had stopped funding organizations opposed to same sex marriage. the company's president sparked a controversy during the summer when he said he opposed same sex marriage. >>> the number of americans facing a penalty for not buying health insurance is much higher than previous estimates. the nonpartisan congressional budget office says the penalty will hit almost 6 million americans, most would be middle class. the figure is 50% higher than the cbo's previous estimate. the average penalty will cost about $1,200. >>> microsoft co-founder bill gates topped "forbes" magazine annual list as the richest man in america as he has in previous years. but mark zuckerberg was the biggest loser on
. mitt romney speaks to the u.s. hispanic chamber of commerce in los angeles. >>> and we are learning new details about the chaos that unfolded behind the scenes behind romney's acceptance speech. just eight days before the convention, the speech that had been written was dropped. that set off a wild scramble to craft a new entirely different speech so that romney would have time to rehearse. the final version was widely criticized within the party for leaving out any mention of al qaeda and afghanistan. >>> it is time now for the weather from across the nation. a wet day for much of the south. heavy rain from atlanta to tallahassee. nashville, new orleans and houston. showers around green bay. chicago and st. louis. a cold blast from fargo to the twin cities. showers in the colorado rockies. >> 80s from albuquerque and miami. chilly in the 50s from minneapolis to fargo. >>> and when we come back this monday morning, a new twist to a very famous murder case. >>> and then occupy wall street marks one year, with protesters planning to deliver an anniversary message to them today. >>> and to
in at a third of the price with all of the access to their online e-commerce and m-commerce prices. >> we like amazon in mobilecom putting best. you mentioned apple. why not apple? it's the darling of the sect. >> sure. there's two concerns on apple. one is will r there any iphone 5s disappointments and people not happy with the innovations? most important thing is apple starting to get to a 20% level in the nasdaq 100. the etfs, mutual funds benched to that index and others starting to get to the point to look to rebalance as they did in 2010 if apple goes higher there could be substantial selloff. >> from etfs and mutual funds who are holders? thank you very much. sue, back to you. >> thank you. >>> well, the democratic convention has turned the pot light on charlotte, north carolina, this week. here's the economic drill down on the nation's 19th largest city. in just the past decade, nearly 7,000 firms have invested more than $12 billion in to the queen city thanks to its stronghold of finance, transportation and distribution. with a population of 772,000, metro charlotte currently has an u
the hour-long debate, including iran, women's rights, and economic policy. >> the u.s. chamber of commerce said professor warns tax policies and her approach to them are the greatest threat to free enterprise. it is said it would cut 700,000 jobs, 17,000 in massachusetts. these are independent groups who have analyzed and pointed this out. i am going to protect the hard- working men and women, the job creators, the people getting up in the middle of the night and creating jobs. >> i think the point here is the chamber of commerce has not talked about my particular proposals. what i am talking about is how scott brown has already voted and also talking about what he said in his own voice last week that it wanted to make crystal clear. and that is that he would like taxes go up for 90% of families in order to protect tax breaks for the top 2%. >> in an appearance on the spanish-language network on thursday, president obama faced tough questions over his immigration policies. including his failure to fulfill a campaign promise to enact comprehensive immigration reform during his first your of
, they will be ending in the next couple of hours. so weekend okay. not chamber of commerce. but certainly okay. saturday better than sunday. no doubt about that. a little more sunshine on saturday. cooler but average. we've been sort of spoiled with the 80s wednesday, thursday, friday. we're going to go back in the low to mid 70s which is pretty much average for this time of year. and then sunday a little unsettled but primarily only in the afternoon and evening hours. so the bulk of sunday will also be okay. tonight then showers and storms ending. partial clearing. cooler. lows 54-62. winds out of the north at 5-10. a little patchy fog possible south of town where we had the showers as well. thus returning partly sunny tomorrow morning. cool. you'll need your sunglasses eventually. temps in the 50s and 60s. winds out of the north at 10. and then by afternoon, partly sunny, cooler. lower temps a little bit. back in the low 70s. nothing dramatic with winds out of the northeast at about 10. still a pretty nice day. next three days, we're going to keep it code green. partly cloudy tomorrow. coole
have always said that change takes more than one term. lou: but can we afford another term? commerce department today revising real second-quarter gdp growth down to an anemic 1.3%. down from the previous of 1.7%. it is the lowest reported growth rate since the third quarter of last year. bad news in the manufacturing sector as well. orders for durable goods plunged more than 13% in august. since the month president obama took office, much worse than economists had feared. alan krueger writing that we are making progress and the last thing we should do, said this economist, is returned to the economic policies that failed us in the past. his predecessor in the white house, austan goolsbee had predicted earlier this year that economic growth is your own 10 year would be a big obstacle to the president's reelection. >> i would say if the economy is growing 3% or above, the presidents would have major headwinds. he will be facing trouble for it. lou: recent polls show incredibly that the romney campaign has been unable to capitalize on the president's economic policy failure. >> we will
, nasdaq up ten points and s&p up seven. commerce department says the trade gap with europe is the highest level. it widened to $42 billion. exports to europe down 11% to 183 billion primarily due to weaker auto sales. the recession in europe is spreading. that weakens the u.s. economy. it adds pressure on the federal reserve. now, the feds also keeping an eye on the european debt crisis. today, germany's high court rejected an atefrt to put off a ruling to block germany for a bailout fund for the european union. germany's participation is crucial. upon the biggest market movers on wall street today, citigroup and morgan stanley. they reached and agreement on their jointly owned agreement, the value set at $13.5 billion. the agreement comes after a deadline for an arbitrator to set a price. a little over an hour ago, traders in all the major exchanges pause for a moment of silence to remember the victims and their families lost on 9/11. barbara, back to you. >> thank you, hampton. have a great day. keith? >> people who pull out their hair, scar, bite, pick and harm their own skin often go
and the internet became a platform for e commerce and services and 1985. after that we had a lot easier search for a permission and enabling more and more information communication technology innovation. in the coming years our governments embraced that i see tea dividend for the hope of the economic growth and productivity that it enabled and for the innovation agenda that it enabled. and we started to put more and more of our business services on to the backbone of the internet. today we have e-banking and e-commerce already in the internet. we are moving toward a future of having our energy distribution of a smart protected to the internet. we are moving to a generation of next generation aviation and air traffic control that is controlled by the internet and over the internet. and so we have moved so much of our essential services on to the internet than one has to ask, is that what it was designed for? is it's a cure for what we need a fork in the future? this brings about three tensions. i am going to try to stick to three. three tensions that we are seeing in the policy world and then t
of the united states really we prefer commerce over conflict and if we can continue to promote that around the world the world is going to be a better place. we have to be there for that to happen. i wouldn't run away from the money right away and say we are going punish you immediately but we are going to condition it and if you don't do what you ask us to do we will take the money aweigh. it is in our best interest to do it. >> chris: thank you so much for bringing us up to date on the investigation of the deadly attack in labia and th libya ae rest of the situation in the middle east. thank you. >> thanks, cress, appreciat che it. >> chris: next we will bring our is sunday group into som te conversation when weuc come rir back. while protecting our environment. across america, these technologies protect air - by monitoring air quality and reducing emissions... ...protect water - through conservation and self-contained recycling systems... ... and protect land - by reducing our footprint and respecting wildlife. america's natural gas... domestic, abundant, clean energy to power our lives
states really we prefer commerce over conflict and if we can continue to promote that around the world the world is going to be a better place. we have to be there for that to happen. i wouldn't run away from the money right away and say we are going to punish you immediately but we are going to condition it and if you don't do what you we ask you to do we will take the money aweigh. it is in our best interest to do it. >> chris: thank you so much for bringing us up to date on the investigation of the deadly attack in libya and the whole rest of the situation in the middle east. thank you. >> thanks, chris, appreciate it. >> chris: coming up what happens now to the president's middle east policy. we will bring our sunday group into the conversation, when we come right back. >>> i have come here to cairo to seek a new beginning between the united states and muslims around the world. one based on mutual interest and mutual respect. and one based upon the truth that america and islam are not exclusive and need not be in competition. >> chris: that was president obama in cairo three years
. >> the irony is that earlier in the day he'd been talking to the hispanic chamber of commerce and he highlighted in his speech to the hispanic chamber of commerce the direly high unemployment figures for latinos and makes a joke if only i were latino i'd be doing better than i'm doing. at the very least, bad idea? >> it's a joke. he's used it before. he did on univision, where they were laughing and talking about, hey, you were born in, you know, your folks were born in mexico. so could you claim this? and so it's kind of a joke that's been going back and forth. but the key is, you look at barack obama, black americans are extremely proud to have him as president of the united states. one of their own, if you like. and they vote overwhelmingly, 90-some percent. and so the idea is, hey, maybe i could get a higher percentage of hispanics if i could claim that. and it's a joke. that's it. we all should be laughing and not be too concerned about this. >> you know, there was a while back in the beginning of the campaign in the primary process when i did an interview with mitt romney and w
of commerce from ranking member costello's home state. and all come with members from all 50 states and washington, d.c., sure when industry's from wisconsin, organizations like the los angeles chamber of commerce in california, north carolina, saint business, and hundreds more. together these organizations represent tens of minutes of u.s. air travelers who are demanding improvements to our national air traffic control system through the implementation of nextgen technology, policies and procedures. we have already begun piecing together elements on the ground including a revolutionary around management system at jfk that has helped to minimize delays. we have done it in conjunction with our friends at the faa and airlines using jfk, in a very collaborative effort we have been very successful. we are working with the faa to expand the program to laguardia and newark airport. jfk alone, the system has saved nearly 5 million gallons of fuel and almost 15,000 hours of taxi time annually. over the last decade, our agency has invested more than a billion dollars to make airport operatio
, we opened up and created the dot com domain, and in it became a platform for e-commerce and essential services. in 1985 and at that we have the world wide web. now you can search for information and enabling more and more information communication technology innovation. in the coming years our government has embraced that for the hope of the economic growth, activity that it has enabled. and we started to put more and more of our special services on to the backbone of the internet. today, we have the bank and e-commerce all on the internet. we're moving toward a future of having our energy distribution, smart grid that is connected to the internet. we are moving to a generation of next-generation aviation and air traffic control that is controlled by the internet and over the internet. so we have moved so much are essential services onto the internet, and one has to ask is that what it was designed for, and is it secure or what we need for in the future? this brings about three tensions. i'm going to try to stick to three. three tensions that are in the technology world. the first is
the symbols of american strength, our economy, and our commerce, our military might, and our democracy. and took the lives of citizens from more than 90 countrys. it was the worst terrorist attack on america in our history. today people gather, across the united states, around the world, to remember the tragic events of 9/11. some take part in ceremonies like this. others spend time in quiet reflection, and prayer. and all of us take a moment to remember again where we were at that fateful moment. here together as one family, we paused to honor and to pray and to remember 184 lives lost at the pentagon. more than 2700 killed in lower manhattan, and the 40 who perished in that field in pennsylvania on flight 93. these victims, families, remember those who were lost as mothers and fathers, brothers and sisters, sons and daughters. the family members here today, know that the entire nation, the entire nation, joins you in mourning the loss of your loved ones. we are honored by your presence. and just as your loved ones are heroes forever, so are all of you. today we also recognize and rem
chamber of commerce. what is the message, good morning. >> apart from just jobs and the economy and it's laser like focus that the romney campaign has had in recent months. they are making the argument that there is so much upheaval around the world and domestically as well that the framework of the election needs to change from jobs and the economy to a change of president on all fronts. the romney campaign saying that president obama amounts to a status quo reee hreb. i re-election. if change matters to the american people they should vote for mitt romney. romney will point out that president obama promised to make immigration reform a priority and he will suggest that that is yet another example of a broken obama promise. mr. romney will also go on and detail a little bit about how he would reform immigration law and the hispanic vote is obviously incredibly important not only in california but across the country. mr. romney trails by a 3% margin. in that regard mr. romney is off the pace. it's generally accepted that a republican needs to get well over the mid 30s in order to be tr
today signed a massive free-trade agreement with the gulf nations to bring more trade, more commerce, more investment to the region, to hopefully help stablize the region overtime. we know that al qaeda is severely weakened. it is not gone. you and i agree on this there are still threats there, severely weakened. bin bip is no longer there. we've also seen, we are seeing significant movement in the region working more croptive way with the united states to isolate and contain iran. iranian threat is real. it is something we have to take seriously. megyn: you're off point now. >> there is unprecedented level of cooperation. megyn: you're off point now. >> i'm not off point. megyn: you are because we're trying to get to the bottom of -- we're trying to get bottom. >> this administration has been successful we're trying to get to the bottom of why we were given bad information. >> i answered that megyn. megyn: you just said she wasn't lying. you said she wasn't lying. >> she wasn't lying. megyn: why? susan rice didn't go out there on her own. she didn't think on herself i will two go to
announced yet. he is trying to woo a key voting group with a speech to the hispanic chamber of commerce in los angeles. but he is facing an uphill battle. four years ago, president obama won 67% of the hispanic vote. in this year, polls are indicating he could do even better. karen travers, abc news, washington. >>> i think what's fascinating though is that, the conversation has turned from the economy, now to foreign policy. and, you know, of course here everyone is still talking about the economy and the effect it had on sort of, the average american. but foreign policy is now also affecting the average american the we have all of our families, troops abroad. talking about before. sort of the green on blue, did i say that correctly? >> green on blue attacks. >> oil, everything. >> it is really important. i think it is going to be interesting to see the debates. how that is sort of going to shape up. i think we thought, economy, economy, economy. now, foreign policy, foreign policy, middle east. >> speaking of the debates. early voting is going to start in iowa and ohio. i believe in i
of the little people who work at the embassy, people who keep the commercial commerce office open, the people doing the wonderful work with n.g.o.'s to show them how to work, to build a free and new kind of society and also to the foreign nationals who work in you are eassy. so we think about you. i say to the leadership of those countries again, call for calm, call for tolerance. but i say to my colleagues here, we've got to call for calm and tolerance right in this institution. we've got to really support our men and women in the state department, our men and women in the milary, all who serve overseas are representatives of united states of america, whether you are the peace corps or the marine corps, whether you are the foreign service or the commercial svice or whatever, you're in the service of the united states of america, promoting our values trying to help promote democracy and also trying to have economic and strategic cooperation. i thank our foreign service staff, many of them live in maryland. but that's not the point. ey live in the united states of america. and so i say to all
a closer look at the beast while they keep a safe distance. the west yellowstone chamber of commerce condemned it, saying the people are lucky they didn't get hurt. >> brian: is that crazy! >> gretchen: it's a wild animal. >> brian: you should look out for bison. >> gretchen: and everything else >> brian: one time i went to adventure examine one of the monkeys brought my antenna. >> steve: on your transcystor radio? >> brian: no. >> gretchen: on your car? why was your toyota celica near a monkey? why were you driving a toyota? >> brian: i know. it was really good. it cost me 220. i had to drive through the park. that's where you go through the zoo. >> steve: dana is from the wild west. >> my grandfather would is said, get your rear end out of the way. but maybe not as, you know. >> steve: let's talk a little politics. the president of the united states got a gigantic dose of really bad news in the form of unemployment numbers that came out on friday, the day after his big speech down there in charlotte. only 96,000 jobs added. unemployment at 8.1%. the underemployment rate, which we
at home, the commerce department will release figures on july's international trade. analysts are looking for the nation's trade gap to widen to about $44 billion. those are some of the latest headlines on c-span radio. >> watch and in gage with c- span, as our campaign coverage continues toward election day and the candidate prepared to face off in 390-minute october debates. domestic policy is the first focus. tuesday, the 16, the candidates will take audience questions in a town hall meeting from hofstra university. the final debate, monday the 22nd, questions will ship to foreign policy from lynn university in florida. and what the vice presidential debates from center college on october 11. we will also cover key house and senate races, looking at the control of congress. paul our coverage on c-span, c- span radio, and online at c- span.org. host: a live shot of the white house, the white house staff out there. the president and first lady michelle obama will be coming out for a moment of silence this morning around 8:45, when the first tower was struck 11 years ago, as we look back
will address the u.s. hispanic chamber of commerce annual conference in los angeles. it may not be the friendliest of audiences. president obama is outpolling romney 2-1 among hispanic voters. >>> 50 days now until the election. and "saturday night live" has a new president obama. snl kicked off its new season with cast member jay pharaoh taking over the reins from fred armisen. >> so, america, i know you're not in love with me anymore. but i want you to know that my heart still beats for you. and i can prove it. ♪ i, so in love with you that was fun, right? so do you want that or this? ♪ e-i-e-i-o ♪ >> man is he good at president obama. >> he's great. black guy playing the black guy. that's an interesting thing. he looks really good. apparently they had to do his ears. i got little secrets from "snl." gave him bigger ears. if you look at his before and after, the makeover pictures, pretty good work they did. >>> we've got to take a break. still ahead this morning, probably not a good idea to post your favorite sports team on facebook if you're supposed to be a ref in
of people and commerce while respecting privacy and civil rights and civil liberties. with this in mind dhs is delivered deliberate in its effort to provide travelers an opportunity to be heard. the dhs traveler or entry program or dhs trip as a single point of contact for individuals regardless of citizenship who have increased or who seek resolution of difficult travel. today in response to 9/11 and evolving threats we have significantly adapted and enhance our ability to detect travel threats at the earliest opportunity. dhs does not work alone in this mission. tara screening tara screening is multiagency and collaborative effort. more work hearings to become the chairman miller ranking member cuellar i can assure you that the men and women of the department of homeland security never forget. our goal is to keep the country safe. for us it is not a job, it's a mission. thank you for this opportunity will update the committee on the progress the department has made in recent years and thank you for holding this hearing. i've submitted written testimony and respectfully requested be made p
in the world of trade and commerce and they are going to have to understand they can't take away jobs on an unfair basis. >> if you make money come investing in economies that uprooted here and went to china. pioneers. you can can't stand up to china when all you have done is send them our jobs. >> watching engage with c-span as the campaigns move toward the november elections are going to national issues of foreign policy will be the focus of debate number three. the first debate on domestic issues will take place wednesday october 3. audience members will get their chance to ask questions at a town hall debate on tuesday the 16th and the final debate on foreign policy will take place the 22nd. also watched the vice presidential candidates debate thursday the 11th. follower coverage on c-span, c-span radio and on line at c-span.org. >> nato this week announced it will restrict operations with afghan troops in the wake of recent attacks on international forces and police. what is being called green and blue attacks. australian brigadier general roger noble serves as deputy chief of st
to be a responsible partner in a row of trade and commerce and have to understand they cannot take away jobs. >> he made money investing in companies that operated from here and went to china. pioneers. you cannot stand up to china. when all you have done is give them our jobs. >> watch and engage with c-span. as the campaign moves towards november. the first debate on domestic issues will take place october 3. audience members will get their chance to ask questions in a town hall debate on tuesday october 16. any final debate on the 22nd. wash the single vice- presidential debate on october 11. but our coverage on c-span, and online at c-span.org. the nominee to be u.s. ambassador to iraq -- as anti- american protests continue in the arab world. stephen beecroft has been serving since july 2011. this is one hour 15 minutes. >> thank you all. i apologize to everyone that we are running a little late. even though it appears there is a lot going on. i am sorry for the competing process. i want to thank everyone for coming. i am very, very pleased to welcome stephen beecroft, who is a career foreign s
curve. online travel is a very large category. bigger than any other online e-commerce category combined. we're very focused on being the best place to plan and book travel. we've had a lot of success. we're established with over 100 million queries per month. we're fewer than 200 people. we innovate as well. a great place to be. >> one of the things that plagues you, will plague people about thinking of owning your shares longer terms, the question of google. it always comes up in interviews. they bought ita. therefore they own the company through which a lot of you are operating. we know that. that said, how have you learned to tell the story in a different way that reassures investors? because clearly that's what's happening here. it was in the s-1. now you're telling the story in a different way. >> i think google's got their hands full with apple and facebook and amazon and microsoft. >> they've got pretty big hands. >> they do have big hands. we've been competing with google since our inception. they're actually good partners of ours as well. they've had their flight search and the
with leaders from the chamber of commerce and other business leaders and what they told me, these are their words, not mine -- they are sick and tired of hearing politicians take credit for saving jobs throughout the state of ohio and especially politicians from washington. they believe it's the ingenuity and hard work of men and women with small business owners and small manufacturers here in the state of ohio. that's where the credit is due. >> steve: he's running for state (i understand it's really tight. good luck. >> thank you. >> steve: so ohio is doing well. but one of the worst hit cities, janesville, wisconsin, where paul ryan grew up, what does that tell us about him? the film maker who went out to find out coming up next. ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing a stunning work of technology. introducing the entirely new lexus es. and the first-ever es hybrid. this is the pursuit of perfection. and the first-ever es hybrid. seems they haven't been moving much lately. but things are starting to turn around because of business people like you. and regions is here to help
statements made to commerce and senator grassley. as we turn the page, it is the committee's hope, that we will in the coming days, see the level of cooperation we have that we have not seen before. i was encouraged that the 300 or so pages -- notwithstanding that hope in the days to come, most of those 100,000 pages that were made available to you, mr. horwitz, would be made available to the committee or, in the alternative and perhaps better, and ability and willingness by the attorney general to allow a side-by-side evaluation by our committee so that we could save the redundant time. but you and your staff have used a great deal of. in cleaning the facts and figures of these documents that we haven't seen. it would be hopeful that that kind of willingness to have our investigative approach see what you see, would, in fact, allow us to come to a quicker close and perhaps eliminate the need for protracted fights in the court. lastly, i look forward to the american people having an opportunity to read as much of the material as can be made unsealed as possible. i believe the american peop
for them. that's because the u.s. department of commerce said it might end a 16-year-old deal with mexico. great news for farmers in florida who compete with the growers of mexican tomatoes, but means the cost of tomatoes could spike at big retailers like walmart. >> he was pope benedict's personal and trusted butler. now he's on trial for stealing personal papers from the pope's apartment. we'll have details from rome. i'm so glad you called. thank you. we're not in london, are we? no. why? apparently my debit card is. what? i know. don't worry, we have cancelled your old card. great. thank you. in addition to us monitoring your accounts for unusual activity, you could also set up free account alerts. okay. [ female announcer ] at wells fargo we're working around the clock to help protect your money and financial information. here's your temporary card. welcome back. how was london? [ female announcer ] wells fargo. together we'll go far. and the candidate's speech is in pieces all over the district. the writer's desktop and the coordinator's phone are working on a joke with local color.
, for at the time constitutional reasons. at that point they didn't realize that the commerce clause of the constitution was not very relevant, they still worried about that, and that's why the program was designed that way, and that's one of the reasons it's so difficult to get states to often cooperate with the federal government. as has been alluded to, there was a gao study that found, um n fiscal year 2009 nine different federal agencies spent $18 billion to administer 47 different training programs. um, the report points out that almost all federal employment training programs including those with broader missions such as multipurpose block grants overlapped with at least one other program and that they provided similar services to similar populations. so there's just simply a lot of duplicative services being provided, and often times not provided in a very coherent fashion at least, um, from my standpoint as someone -- and i should make clear, there are a lot of people in this room that have worked actively in the department of labor. i'm not one of them, so i defer to them.
't happen. that could be devastating. bankruptcy also go through the roof. i believe because the commerce finance committee did it. we're probably going to get it done probably next 30, 60 days before election day it will happen. thank you. please, what your name? >> barbara. >> okay, barbara, how can i help you? >> if you have an investment property, and you are going to have to go bankrupt because of the investment property, but you have your kids' college money sitting in the bank, is the college money protected? >> well, you know, that's interesting. because that's more of an asset protection type of issue but essentially what she is saying is i think it's going to depend on how the money is set up. for example, if you have it set up in certain kind of funds and protection which is one of the things we talked about is asset protection. tax lawyers and people do asset protection can have the funds set up in i think that could be exempt where they can't go after it because essentially it's money put away but it can be protected in certain fashion. if the money is just sitting there in a
the commerce department revised down from 1.7% to 1.3%. >> this is not just one quarter. this has been going on now for years. china is growing much faster than we, our economy needs to be reinvigorated. >> not all the numbers paint a gloomy picture. the labor department announced it undercounted nearly 400,000 jobs in 2011, meaning a 4.4 million jobs have been created since the president's inauguration. slightly more than the number lost in that same period. but the president said there's still more work to do. >> we're not where we need to be, not yet. we've got a lot more folks who have to get back to work. we've got a lot more work to do to make the middle class secure, again. but the question is, whose plan is better for you? >> obama win a republican-leaning virginia, could deal romney a crushing blow. the president won here four years ago, becoming the first democrat to do so since lyndon johnson. in this state, the military vote is not the only game in town. football fans are everywhere. it's no surprise a reporter asked romney about the deal to end the dispute between the nfl and it
of commerce testified against it. but congress decided to prioritize the rights of auto dealers to seek justice in our courts, and in november of 2002, congress passed this bill, passed, made it law. today, auto dealers cannot be bound by mandatory arbitration provisions in their contracts with their manufacturers. this change didn't result in a flood of litigation. it simply provided some equal footing for small auto dealersship to bargain with the large manufacturers. once congress determined that this particular industry was subject to abuse, it took action to protect the vulnerable party. congress again acted in 2007 to protect members of our armed services. congress heard from military leaders that predatory lenders -- let me say that again. predatory lending targeted at our nation's service members was impairing our country's military readiness. in response, republican senator jim talent from missouri along with his colleague, senator bill nelson of florida, a democrat, introduced an amendment to the 2006 national defense authorization bill. their provision prohibited predatory le
of relative quotient, that's more than we spend at the department of commerce, the department of education, energy, homeland security, interior justice, and state combined. and if interest rates were at their medium level they were in the 1990's or in the first decade of this year, we would be spending over $650 billion a year on interest alone. and if we do nothing, we'll be spending over $1 trillion on interest every year before you know it. and if you think about that, that's a trillion dollars we can't spend to educate our kids or to built infrastructure in this country so we can move our services and god to the market place. it's a trillion dollars we can't spend to perform research in this country so the next new thing is created here and making that double belie bad, that's a trillion dollars that will be spent principally in foreign countries where we're borrowing most of the money from to educate their kids to build their infrastructure and to do the high value-added research over there so the jobs of the future are there not here. i think that is crazy. and, look, this it not a p
, free guns for a bad guys, the commerce department. this is again on mitt romney. soloed twister? and he is losing it. superpac's make me crazy. i love the first amendment. i love free expression and democracy. but each candidate could spend over $1 billion each, a $2 billion campaign. i wish someone would come up with a model -- people united, citizens united, we have to find a middle ground here. is money speech? is a corporation a person? this is an example of a bad cartoon. it is the truth. it is the fast and furious case. we gave dunnes to bad guys. -- they gave guns to bad guys and lost track of them. and there were killed to kill an american officer. it is the non-smoking gun. this says we are spending more than we are taking in. and? and the reaction to what is happening in syria. assad is there, and our friends russian and china. and the president says president putin -- and he says not a good time. and the chinese, saying some people have no respect for a true artist. and here is the president and a baby bull. forward to november so i can tax you into stake. -- into steak. gidd
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